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  • Adam Stevens: Live Solo Bass Loop Version of Little Dragon’s “Twice”

    Adam Stevens: Live Solo Bass Loop Version of Little Dragon’s “Twice”

    Adam Stevens always impresses us with his solo bass arrangements. Here he is with one of his latest – a live bass loop version of Little Dragon’s “Twice”. »

  • Grant Stinnett: Primal

    Grant Stinnett: Primal

    Our friend Grant Stinnett sent us his latest video showcasing what he typically does in a live show setting for solo bass. Armed with his bass, a BOSS GT-10 and some stunning technique, here’s Grant’s performance of “Primal”. »

  • TC Electronic Introduces Ditto X2 Looper

    TC Electronic Introduces Ditto X2 Looper

    TC Electronic has followed up on last year’s compact Ditto looper pedal with the Ditto X2. The pedal builds on its predecessor with a dedicated start/stop button, looper effects, and a loop import/export feature for loading premade loops. The Ditto X2 offers up to five minutes of looping with unlimited overdubs and undo/redo functions. It... »

  • Vagner Faria: Tempo Bom

    Vagner Faria: Tempo Bom

    Our friend Tiago Miller sent us this video of the talented Brazilian bassist (and Tiago’s teacher) Vagner Faria. Tiago shared “This guy is phenomenal. He is the winner of the 9th edition of the BDMG Instrumental Award, an important award for instrumental music in Brazil.” The video was recorded for the BOSS Brasil Loop contest... »

  • Kimberly Lynn: Funk Fun

    Kimberly Lynn: Funk Fun

    The very first video we shared by Kimberly Lynn (almost 4 years ago) was really popular, thanks to Kimberly’s great approach to solo bass. Here’s Kimberly once again, in a performance filmed just a couple of weeks ago at The Gig Spot in Gig Harbor, Washington. Even the city has a cool name! Dig this... »

  • Adam Stevens: “the drriifft” Improvised Loop Jam

    Adam Stevens: “the drriifft” Improvised Loop Jam

    Time for some Adam Stevens goodness. This time around, Adam utilizes all five of his basses, which includes an upright, a U-bass, a Jazz, a Precision and Roscoe LG-3000. Lots of bass goodness on this one. »

  • Andy Edwards and Steve Lawson: Studio Jam

    Andy Edwards and Steve Lawson: Studio Jam

    Here’s a great jam between bassist Steve Lawson and drummer Andy Edwards. Steve uses his six-string bass and looping wizardry to get a nice, spacey groove going. »

  • Miki Santamaria: Daft Punk’s “Get Lucky” Solo Bass Loop

    Miki Santamaria: Daft Punk’s “Get Lucky” Solo Bass Loop

    Back in July, we featured one what turned out to be one of the most popular videos on No Treble this year: Jim Bennett’s solo bass take on Daft Punk’s “Get Lucky”. Another one of our favorite bassists, Miki Santamaria took the same tune and did his own thing with it. Miki’s version layers loops... »

  • Bass Battle: “Finding Myself” Live Looping Solo Bass

    Bass Battle: “Finding Myself” Live Looping Solo Bass

    Iuliu-Bogdan Diaconeasa, aka “Bass Battle”, has released the fifth video in his series of live looping bass compositions. “Finding Myself” is a solo bass song that slowly layers up, eventually adding chords, bass, melody and percussion. Check it out: »

  • Chad Villar: All Bass Cover of Stevie Wonder’s “Isn’t She Lovely”

    Chad Villar: All Bass Cover of Stevie Wonder’s “Isn’t She Lovely”

    Last year, we featured an incredible all-bass cover of Stevie Wonder’s “Isn’t She Lovely” by Victor Wooten. No Treble reader Chad Villar recently shared his own solo bass performance of the tune. Here’s Chad’s note: Here’s my humble rendition of a classic tune by Stevie Wonder. I was inspired after seeing Victor Wooten play his... »